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Join Us for a Tour of Munsinger and Clemens Gardens

University of Minnesota Extension, Stearns County News
June 11, 2014       
Source:  Beth Berlin, Extension Educator-Horticulture
University of Minnesota Extension
Stearns & Benton Counties


Munsinger and Clemens Garden Tours
By Beth Berlin, University of Minnesota Extension

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (06/11/14) — Leaves rustling in the wind, birds chirping, butterflies fluttering, and acres of gorgeous flowers, shrubs, and trees.  Doesn’t that sound nice? Join an Extension Master Gardener for a tour of Munsinger and Clemens Gardens in St. Cloud, MN.

University of Minnesota Extension Master Gardeners will serve as your tour guide as you travel throughout parts of Munsinger and Clemens Gardens for an hour and fifteen minute tour.  Discover what is blooming and learn about the variety of plants, historic hardscape, and creative design layouts of these breath taking gardens along the Mississippi River. In addition, the Extension Master Gardeners will share the history of the gardens and how they came about to be what they are today.


Have a group of 10 friends, family, church members, neighbors, or other combination? Group tours are available from 9‐10:15 a.m., 10:30‐11:45 a.m., 12:15‐1:30 p.m., 1:45‐3:00 p.m. and 4:15‐5:30 p.m. Please call Nia at 320‐650‐3128 or email at to book your tour.

  • Tuesdays, June 17 to August 26th (not 7/1/14) Schedule 2 weeks in advance—Minimum 10


Not part of a group and looking for another option to tour the gardens? Come as an individual or bring along a few family or friends to enjoy a tour of the beautiful gardens. Please register online at or call 257‐5959.

  • Tuesday, August 12th—10:30‐11:45 a.m.  Pre‐registration required—Maximum 20


Reservations for guided tours must be made at least two weeks in advance. Tours are held rain or shine and will be cancelled only in the event of dangerous lightning. Cost is $8 per person, must be 16 and older. Payment is due upon arrival, directly to the tour guide with cash or check only.


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Beth Berlin
Extension Educator, Horticulture
(320) 255-6169
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